Upon arrival into the UK, you must present a valid passport, and in some cases, a visa...Travel Health
Vaccination is not required to enter Scotland. Scotland has excellent medical..Local Currency
The currency of Scotland is the GBP Pound (£), the same used in England although the..Weather
Winter in Scotland is marked by very short days while summer days are very long with an..Local Customs
The weather might be cool for most of the year, but the reception you receive from the..Languages
English is the official language in Scotland. Some Scots also speak Gaelic, of the Celtic..Transport Options
In the heavily populated areas of Scotland public transport is reliable and relatively..Local Food
The traditional dishes of Scotland haven't made Scottish food the most celebrated..Local Timezones
Scotland is on Greenwich Meantime Time with no extra or minus hours (GMT +0). There is..Dutyfree Limits
As a basic guide, travellers to Scotland arriving from non-EU countries do not have to..
Winter in Scotland is marked by very short days while summer days are very long with an extended twilight; you might not see the sun going to bed until 11pm on the islands. Generally the country is cool and wet although on the east coast it is drier with colder winters. The western Highlands around Fort William are the wettest place in Britain.
January and February are generally the coldest months - maximum temperatures range around 5°C to 7°C. July and August are normally the warmest months with an average temperature of 19°C.
It's worth exploring the north of Scotland with its striking landscapes of serene lochs and soaring mountains. You may also be in for another treat too with the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis. Auroras are the most visible effect of the sun's activity on the earth's atmosphere and appear as arcs, clouds, and streaks in mostly vivid greens. They most often occur from September to October and from March to April.
Edinburgh - discover Scotland's capital Learn everything about Edinburgh from its historic landmarks like Edinburgh..Glasgow Information
Glasgow - Scotland's largest city Learn all about Glasgow from its unique style and architecture to its spectacular..Scottish Highlands Information
Dramatic landscapes, legend and romance combine seamlessly to guarantee a truly memorable adventure. History goes back..Loch Ness Information
Loch Ness lies along the Great Glen fault line - a deep geological rift between Inverness and Fort William, dividing..Inverness Information
Inverness prides itself as the main cultural centre of the north of Scotland. The city is host to a lively programme of..Orkney Information
Orkney - worth the journey Learn everything about Orkney from its beautiful landscapes and historic World Heritage..Oban Information
Oban has long been the perfect west highland retreat for those wishing to relax, or tour around the nearby islands...Fort William Information
Fort William is capital of the Lochaber District, and stands on the shores of Linnhe. Its strategic position as a road..INDEX OF ALL LOCATIONS
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